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Archive for February, 2011

eBulletin | 28 Feb 2011

Response from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi

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Iloilo Marguerite Jones, Executive Director Fully Informed Jury Association American Jury Institute Post Office Box 5570 Helena, Montana 59604-5570 Dear Ms. Jones: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi received your correspondence on behalf of The Fully Informed Jury Association regarding your concerns with Chief Judge Belvin Perry in the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Attorney General […]

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FIJA in the News | 23 Feb 2011

Group fighting for free speech against Judge Belvin Perry

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More publicity for jury nullification- this time on News 13 in central Florida: Group fighting for free speech against Judge Belvin Perry Video of interview with James Cox is here.

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Media Catalog | 22 Feb 2011

On Special in the Media Catalog!

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Still don’t have your 2011 calendar? Now is a great time to stop procrastinating! As our calendar supplies dwindle and the year marches on, we are offering the few remaining calendars we have in stock at discounted prices. Visit our Media Catalog for the following specials: 2011 Freedom Calendar- $7.50 + shipping 2011 Freedom Calendar […]

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FIJA in the News | 18 Feb 2011

Orlando Sentinel Editorial on the Role of Juries

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Please click through and post your peaceful and well-reasoned comments to help educate the community about the true role of juries. It’s unfortunately and terribly erroneous. Our take on: Jury interference

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 18 Feb 2011

Freedom Friday: Lunch Break for Liberty

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This week we feature a clip from the classic western The Ox-Bow Incident based on the novel of the same name written by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. In this clip, Gil Carter, played by Henry Fonda, reads a letter by a victim of mob rule written to his wife. This letter emphasizes the importance of […]

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FIJA in the News | 16 Feb 2011

Group blocked from distributing jury pamphlets hires legal team

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FIJA’s press releases today are already being picked up by the media. We invite you to post your comments on the following articles. This is a great opportunity to publicly weigh in on jury nullification and free speech! Check back for more articles as we learn of them. –Group blocked from distributing jury pamphlets hires […]

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FIJA in the News | 16 Feb 2011

FIJA Sends Second Letter to Judge Perry Regarding Unlawful Administrative Order

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Today the Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) mailed the following letter to Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr., who recently issued an administrative order unlawfully prohibiting the free exercise of speech in Florida. Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr. Suite 2110 Orange County Courthouse 425 N. Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32801 16 February 2011 To Judge Belvin […]

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Media Releases | 16 Feb 2011

For Immediate Release: FIJA Retains ACLU and Walters to Challenge Order Quashing Free Speech

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16 February 2011 250 words For Immediate Release FIJA Retains ACLU and Walters to Challenge Order Quashing Free Speech Pursuant to an administrative order issued by State Judge Belvin Perry, Jr., barring FIJA volunteers from distributing literature at or near the Orlando, Florida State Courthouse, the jury education group FIJA has retained the legal services […]

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FIJA in the News &Interviews | 16 Feb 2011

FIJA Director Iloilo Jones on The Global Freedom Report

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Join The Global Freedom live this evening as FIJA Director Iloilo Jones discusses the recent attack on First Amendment rights by a Florida judge who has prohibited distribution of juror educational outreach literature near an Orlando courthouse. The Global Freedom Report Host: Brent Johnson Call-in number: 888-747-1968 International listeners can call: 208-935-0094 Live weekdays from […]

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Jury Nullification | 16 Feb 2011

Judge Napolitano Scolds Florida Judge for Free Speech Violations

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Judge Andrew Napolitano scolded Judge Belvin Perry, Jr. on national television this week for his unlawful order violating the free exercise of speech by the Fully Informed Jury Association. Watch the clip here: Judge Perry’s unlawful order can be found here (pdf). FIJA’s letter to the judge, as well as Florida’s governor and attorney general, […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 11 Feb 2011

Freedom Friday: Lunch Break for Liberty

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This week’s Freedom Friday video features a video from Creative Underground documenting Craig Toth’s and Scott Kuehne’s juror education efforts near a Fort Lauderdale, FL gun show. This is a good video to pass along to your hard-rocking and gun-friendly friends introducing them to jury nullification. (If you’re listening at work, you might want to […]

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Function of Juries &Jurors Doing Justice &Jury Nullification | 10 Feb 2011

Jurors Say NO to Abusive Prosecution and Pledge Their Jury Pay to Defendant

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Jurors so upset about case brought against 19-year-old that they will give the defendant their jury pay Jurors are so convinced that a Cleveland teen should not have been charged with assaulting another teen that they’ve gone beyond acquitting him. A few are writing angry letters to police and intend to donate their jury pay […]

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Media Releases | 09 Feb 2011

For Immediate Release: FIJA Considers Legal Action

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9 February 2011 For Immediate Release 280 words ***** FIJA Considers Legal Action FIJA Seeks Peaceful, Lawful Resolution of Rights Violations Pursuant to the Administrative Order issued by an Orlando, Florida judge banning FIJA volunteers from handing out educational literature at the Orlando Courthouse, FIJA director Iloilo Marguerite Jones announced today that FIJA would seek […]

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Media Releases | 08 Feb 2011

For Immediate Release: Peaceful Forbearance

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8 February 2011 For Immediate Release 141 words ********** Peaceful Forbearance FIJA is presently following Judge Belvin Perry’s unconstitutional administrative order while it is being challenged. Nobody serves the interests of FIJA, human rights, justice, or free speech by violating the administrative order, although the order clearly violates our human rights. Should anyone choose at […]

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FIJA in the News | 07 Feb 2011

TechDirt Reports on Florida Ban on Educational Outreach

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As I’m posting this, the following article is third from the top on TechDirt’s home page. Even more people are learning about jury nullification! Judge Bans Handing (Factual) Pamphlets To Jurors; Raising First Amendment Issues Apparently, there’s a group called the Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) — which seems like a pretty good idea. Why […]

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